Maha Bandh in Odisha: 13 Trains Cancelled, 9 Diverted As Protesters Call for ‘Rail Roko’ Demanding Permanent High Court Bench
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Balangir: A 24-hour Maha Bandh was held in Odisha's Balangir on Monday over the establishment of a permanent bench of the Odisha High Court. The bandh affected normal life in western Odisha. Train services were affected on various routes on Monday due to the bandh and Rail Roko called by the Co-ordination Committee of District Bar Association.

All shops and business establishment also remained closed. Protesters Disrupt Road Traffic in Maha over Maratha Quota.

As per the office of chief public relations officer East Coast Railway, a total of 13 trains were cancelled, 10 trains were short terminated, nine trains functioned on the diverted route and three trains were rescheduled.